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University of California-Irvine

Irvine, CA, USA
3.98 Average Rating

The University of California in Irvine was founded in 1965 in the town and state of the same name, and is the youngest member of the Association of American Universities. This high-research institution offers 92 majors and 86 minors and the campus is home to 10 student housing communities, an urban garden, and a variety of research centers and institutes. UC Irvine offers a Campuswide Honors Program which comes with a number of benefits, including priority class enrollment, the opportunity to engage in undergraduate research, and honors academic advising. Graduation rates at UCI for Pell Grant recipients are at 85 percent within 6 years, beating the national average by more than 25 percent, emphasizing UC Irvine’s dedication to the American Dream.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting City
In State Students
80%
Out of State Students
3%
0
100
41%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 27
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1175
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Fall Regular Decision November 30, 2018 May 1, 2019
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
35,242
Total Number of Undergrads
29,307
Academic Calendar

Quarter

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • ROTC Air Force
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
68%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
86%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
18:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$13,648
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$11,220
Out-of-State Tuition
$37,902
0
100
24%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
63%
Average Aid Per Year
$19,767
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
47%
53%
Student Organizations
661
Size of Town
City: Large
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
On Campus Women's Center
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Orange
Los Angeles
San Francisco
San Diego
New York
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$55,100
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What Students Are Saying

3.98 Average Rating
UCI is a very quiet school in terms of partying, but there are always activities going on throughout the day that any student can participate in. The school is fantastic in Academics and has many research opportunities.
Bi0N3rd
The University of California, Irvine is a beautiful campus with a degree program for any field of study. A safe, inspired, and progressive institution, UC Irvine is consistently moving up in the ranks to become one of the UC system's most selective universities. Come visit
UCI and see why it's students are proud to be Anteaters! Zot zot!
Danielle